Murang’a Man who Killed 4-month-old Son Detained for Two Weeks

Murang'a man
Mark Njuguna (Courtesy)

Mark Njuguna, the man from Murang’a who killed his four-month-old son following a dispute with his wife has been detained for two weeks.

Njuguna will be remanded until investigations into the same are completed.

Njuguna made headlines after a video capturing him assaulting his wife, Mary Muthoni with a belt went viral. In the video, he picked up his son who was lying on the floor and smashed him to a concrete wall, killing him on the spot.

Read: Murang’a Man in Viral Video Assaulting 4-month-old Child Arrested

The incident happened in the wee hours of Tuesday morning at their Kihimbuini home in Murang’a county.

Although the cause of their argument is yet to be authenticated, speculations reveal that Njuguna had discovered he did not father the 4-month-old boy.

The infant’s body is currently at General Kago Mortuary in Thika awaiting postmortem.

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